Reinerio Tamayo

Niquero, Cuba, October 15, 1968

Education and Professional Experience

1987-1992 Higher Institute of Art (ISA). Havana, Cuba
1983-1987 National School of Visual Arts (ENA). Havana, Cuba
1980-1983 Elementary Art School. Isle of Youth, Cuba

Personal Exhibitions

(selection)
2012: Gangsters en La Habana. Colateral a la 11na Bienal de la Habana, San Carlos de la Cabaña, La Habana, Cuba.
2011: La tierra comprometida, Galería Habana. La Habana, Cuba.
2008: Magma mía!!! Galería Villa Manuela. La Habana, Cuba.
2003 Happy Fancies. Pedro Torres Gallery. Logroño. La Rioja, Spain.
2002 Cuban Art San Juan 2002. Museum of the Americas. Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2001 Eden Hides in Paradise. Majadahonda Hall, Pablo de la Torriente Brau Cultural Center, Havana, Cuba.
2000 The Artist’s Fatherland. Pedro Torres Gallery. Logroño, La Rioja, Spain.
1996: Mitos, genios y leyendas. Galería La Acacia.  La Habana, Cuba.

 

Collective Exhibitions and Events

(selection)
2015: The Drone Wars. Colateral a la 12na Bienal de la Habana, San Carlos de la Cabaña, La Habana, Cuba.
2014: Without Masks. MOA Museum of Anthropology. Vancouver, Canadá.
Una Raza: La Raza Humana. Intercambio cultural entre La Habana y Key West, USA. (Exponen: Mario Sánchez, Manuel Mendive, Roberto Fabelo, Sandra Ramos, Rocío Garcia, The Merger, Ruben Alpízar, Reynerio Tamayo y Stainless). Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana, y en Key West: The Studios of Key West,  Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, Florida Keys Council of the Arts en The Historical Gato Building, y The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum.
2013: Robando Base: Cuba al bate. Galería The 8th Floor’s. Fundación Shelley & Donald Rubin. New York, Estados Unidos.
2010: En otra dimensión. Galería Habana. La Habana, Cuba.
2008 Ghost Posters. 23 y 12 Galleries, Havana, Cuba.
Posters from the Nineties. Odd Journeys, Common Dreams. Lewis and Clark Collage. Portland, Oregon, USA.
2007 Cosmos. Habana Gallery. Havana, Cuba.
Monsters Devourers of Energy. Casa de América Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
Triennale Bovisa. Milano, Italy.
Grand Palais, Paris, France.
2006 Taxi-Shark. Guest artist. Ninth Havana Biennial. Havana, Cuba.
Instructions Manual. Collateral to the Ninth Havana Biennial. Center of Conservation, Restoration and Museology (CENCREM), Santa Clara Convent, Havana, Cuba.
Boom or Decadence of Cuban Art. Group project led by Flavio Garciandía. National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
2005 Fourth Salon of Contemporary Cuban Art. Development Center for the Visual Arts, Cuban Photo Archive, Provincial Center of Visual Arts and Design, Havana, Cuba.
2003 Ways of Inventing a Smile. Special project, Eighth Havana Biennial. Development Center for the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1995: I Salón de Arte Cubano Contemporáneo. Museo Nacional, Palacio de Bellas Artes.  La Habana, Cuba.

Awards and Residencies

(selection)
2013: Gran Premio Eduardo Abela, Primer Premio en Sátira Política, Segundo Premio en Humor General y Segundo Premio en Historieta (Comics) de la 18 Bienal de Humorismo Grafico de San Antonio de los Baños, Artemisa, Cuba.
2001 First prize, Second Salon of Erotic Art. La Acacia Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
1995 Prize of the Faculty of Arts and Literature of the University of Havana. First Contemporary Cuban Art Salon. National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1992 First prize. Category of Humoristic Comics and Third prize (shared) in the theme “Friendship”, granted by the Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba. Seventh International Biennial of Humor. San Antonio de los Baños, Havana, Cuba.
1990 First prize, First National Salon of Humor and Satire. San Antonio de Baños, Havana, Cuba.
1989 Great prize Golden Aesop. Ninth International Biennial of Humor and Satire in Art. Gabrovo, Bulgaria.

Collections

National Museum of Fine Arts of Cuba/Van Reekum Museum, Apeldoorn, Holland/Museum of Humor. San Antonio de los Baños, Havana, Cuba/House of Humor and Satire, Gabrovo, Bulgaria/Cultural Foundation La Merced- Caja. La Rioja. Spain.
Howard Farber Colection, USA.
Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation Collection, USA.
The von Christierson Collection, London.
Consejo Nacional de las Artes Plásticas, Cuba.
Benicio del Toro Collection, Puerto Rico.

 

Exhibitions in Villa Manuela

Magma mia!!!

Reinerio Tamayo May 2008

Zootheby's

Reinerio Tamayo January 2016

Artworks (19)

Good catch

Reinerio Tamayo 2016

From the series Zootheby´s Card

Reinerio Tamayo 2016

I want you for my collection

Reinerio Tamayo 2015

Magic mirror

Reinerio Tamayo 2015

Zootheby's House project

Reinerio Tamayo 2015

Safe box

Reinerio Tamayo 2015

Photo Cutouts

Reinerio Tamayo 2015

Auction sign

Reinerio Tamayo 2015

Series Art Collectors

Reinerio Tamayo 2015

Havana

Reinerio Tamayo 2010

In the Hurricane's Eye

Reinerio Tamayo 2008

The Sun's Stains

Reinerio Tamayo 2008

The wonder lamp

Reinerio Tamayo 2008

Deep Havana

Reinerio Tamayo 2008

Evolution

Reinerio Tamayo 2008

Martyrdom

Reinerio Tamayo 2008

Resurrection

Reinerio Tamayo 2008

The Bitten Apple

Reinerio Tamayo 2007